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From Alex Boisvert <>
Subject Re: How to generate sources for/before compile?
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2011 13:39:29 GMT
Did you try this?


On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 4:35 AM, <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I've been stuck for a while now with this problem, neither googling
> nor stackoverflow nor my strained brain could solve this: I would like
> to generate sources and have buildr compile them with some other hand
> written sources. I would also be happy if I could have a sub-project
> that just deals with the generated classes and use them in other
> project. So basically:
> - buildr should call a generator (either a java program, or a shell
> script, or even an ant script, whatever works)
> - buildr should compile the resulting classes
> - buildr should add those sources to eclipse
> I have found an old thread from 2009 with the same title, but none of
> the solutions there work (I'm getting so many errors that I wouldn't
> even know where to start, or nothing happens). I assume that buildr
> evolved quite a bit since then.
> I've been very happy with buildr so far, but unfortunately I don't
> know ruby and rake yet and now I want to do something slightly
> non-standard, so I'm aware that I may have chosen the wrong build
> system for me. Still, I'd rather not go back to ant at this point.
> I would be grateful if someone could give me an example of a working
> buildfile that does sth like what I've described. I've got an open
> question on stackoverflow, so if you need some karma, I'm happy to
> provide. (see:
> I just offered a bounty.)
> Thanks!
> alvi

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